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" To say that an officer is never, for any object, to alter his orders, is what I cannot comprehend. The circumstances of this war so often vary, that an officer has almost every moment to consider, What would my superiors direct did they know what is passing... "
The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson - Seite 191
von James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
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Cromwell on Foreign Affairs: Together with Four Essays on International Matters

F. W. Payn - 1901 - 167 Seiten
...officer is never for any object to alter his orders is what I cannot comprehend. The circumstances of this war so often vary that an officer has almost...direct, did they know what is passing under my nose ? ' But I find few think as I do. To obey orders is perfection. To serve my king and to destroy the...
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The life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

Robert Southey - 1902 - 357 Seiten
...officer is never, for any object, to alter his orders, is what I cannot comprehend. The circumstances of this war so often vary, that an officer has almost...direct, did they know what is passing under my nose ? But, sir," said he, writing to the Duke of Clarence, " I find few think as I do. To obey orders is...
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The International Quarterly, Band 5

Frederick Albert Richardson - 1902
...necessity to all military action. "I find few think as I do, but to obey orders is all perfection. What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose ? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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Mahan on Naval Warfare: Selections from the Writing of Rear Admiral Alfred T ...

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1918 - 372 Seiten
...necessity to all military action. " I find few think as I do, but to obey orders is all perfection. What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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Mahan on Naval Warfare: Selections from the Writing of Rear Admiral Alfred T ...

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1918 - 372 Seiten
...necessity to all military action. " I find few think as I do, but to obey orders is all perfection. What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose ? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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Military Review

1944
...officer is never, for any object, to alter his orders is what I cannot comprehend. The circumstances of this war so often vary, that an officer has almost...direct did they know what is passing under my nose? — Lord Nelson to Lord Spencer, 6 November 1799. The Reconditioning Program in Army Service Forces...
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Military Obedience

Nico Keijzer - 1978 - 312 Seiten
...preserve the superior value, viz. the higher interests of the service.76 In the words of Admiral Nelson: "What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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Obeying Orders: Atrocity, Military Discipline, and the Law of War

Mark J. Osiel - 1998 - 191 Seiten
...scope, but are consistent with their background purpose. Lord Nelson justified such behavior as follows: What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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Command at Sea: Naval Command and Control Since the Sixteenth Century

Michael A. Palmer - 2005 - 377 Seiten
...the key to success in battle. As he wrote to Lord Spencer in 1799 after the Nile: "The circumstances of this war so often vary, that an Officer has almost...superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose?"4" At the Nile Nelson earned for himself great glory, a peerage, the affections of Emma Hamilton,...
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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Band 1

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1897 - 496 Seiten
...man ever said such a thing ? "I find few think as I do, — but to obey orders is all perfection ! What would my superiors direct, did they know what is passing under my nose ? To serve my King and to destroy the French I consider as the great order of all, from which little...
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